With the sudden closure of Telltale Games this previous September, there have been many doubts in regards to the conclusion of the Final Season of the developer’s seminal journey recreation collection The Walking Dead. During the Kinda Funny Games Showcase, nonetheless, it was revealed that subsequent episode of The Final Season will arrive on January 15, 2019, with most of the core builders returning to complete out the conclusion to Telltale Games’ seminal journey recreation collection.
In the trailer for Episode 3: Broken Toys, we noticed Clementine taking care of one other survivor throughout the zombie apocalypse, with a voiceover from the primary season’s protagonist Lee reflecting on her progress. Over the course of the 4 seasons, Clementine has grown from a susceptible character that wanted steering, to one of many collection’ most hardened survivors. The trailer closed out with the twitter hashtag, #StillNotBitten, referencing a line mentioned by Clementine throughout trailer.
In the weeks after the closure of Telltale Games final September, Robert Kirkman–the creator of The Walking Dead– and his studio Skybound Entertainment introduced at New York Comic Con 2018 that they have been in a position to work out a deal to make sure that former builders might return to the identical workplace to proceed work on the closing season.
“We’ve successfully negotiated with Telltale Games for our company Skybound to come in and see Season 4 of the Telltale game to completion,” mentioned Kirkman throughout NYCC 2018. “We can’t lose Andrew Lincoln and Clementine in the same year.”
Skybound Entertainment has introduced on 40 of the unique builders to make sure that the identical creatives are concerned within the end of the season, which had already been written previous to the closure. In our evaluate of Episode 2: Suffer the Children, Justin Clark gave the sport an 8/10, praising the sport’s story and occasions, whereas additionally lamenting on the sport’s cliffhanger–which got here near by no means being resolved.
“We leave The Walking Dead on a Telltale firmly willing to make mechanical and tonal risks, nearly all of which pay off well in this episode, hinting towards a bright future we may never get to see. If this is the last time we see her, the fact that she, and this series, have become what they’ve become is maybe the closest thing to a Happily Ever After as can be expected from The Walking Dead.”